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Lisa Famolare

Vice President, Amazonia, Americas Field Division

Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English

Lisa Famolare

Vice President, Amazonia, Americas Field Division

​Lisa Famolare has over 20 years of experience designing and implementing biodiversity conservation and human well-being initiatives in South America. She has specific strengths in project design and implementation, holistic management, team building, and ability to work in the field locally, nationally and internationally.

As Vice President for Amazonia at Conservation International, Lisa works with seven Conservation International country programs across the region in their efforts to conserve nature, mitigate climate change, support sustainable livelihoods and green development, and secure long term financing. Lisa also works across the Americas to link global development agency financing with country (field) program and governments. Over Lisa’s quarter century of efforts to conserve the biodiversity of the Guiana Shield, she’s led the design and implementation of programs to establish and manage protected areas, build capacity in governments and civil society, empower communities, access conservation finance and develop long-term financing mechanisms, climate mitigation and REDD+ initiatives, and sustainable enterprise.​

As Vice President for Amazonia at Conservation International, Lisa works with seven Conservation International country programs across the region in their efforts to conserve nature, mitigate climate change, support sustainable livelihoods and green development, and secure long term financing. Lisa also works across the Americas to link global development agency financing with country (field) program and governments. Over Lisa’s quarter century of efforts to conserve the biodiversity of the Guiana Shield, she’s led the design and implementation of programs to establish and manage protected areas, build capacity in governments and civil society, empower communities, access conservation finance and develop long-term financing mechanisms, climate mitigation and REDD+ initiatives, and sustainable enterprise.​

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Biodiversity, Capacity Development, Climate Change, Ecosystem Services, Indigenous Peoples, Marine Protected Areas
Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English